Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

Was hat es mit den Aliens auf sich?

November 18, 2010

Die kommende Monate werden wir uns nicht vor Aliens im Kino retten können!

JJ Abrams und Stevie Spielberg starten nächstes Jahr mit Super 8 durch und haben schon eine viral site eingerichtet: scariestthingieversaw.com. Im Trailer bekommen wir einen Hochsicherheitscontainer zu sehen, der mitsamt Zug entgleist und da drinne hämmert etwas Großes an die Tür. Uiuiui. Manche Fans vermuten schon, dass hier ein Monster geschaffen wurde, das dann bald à la Godzilla vs. Mothra gegen das Cloverfield-Monster antreten darf.

Die bösen Riesen-Aliens in Skyline schicken blaue Lichter, die uns Menschen aufsaugen und brechen dann mit riesigen Kampfrobotern in unseren Luftraum ein. Der arme Turk aus Scrubs (Donald Faison) muss dagegen ankämpfen.

Am 9. Dezember kommtMonsters ins Kino. Halb Zentralamerika ist zur Quarantänezone erklärt worden, nachdem dort durch eine Weltraumsonde eine außerirdische Lebensform eingeschleppt wurde. Der Film darf als Beitrag zur amerikanisch-mexikanischen Grenzdebatte verstanden werden und sollte Fans von District 9 gefallen.

In Ich bin Nummer 4 werden 9 aussergewöhnliche Menschen (?) gejagt und eliminiert. Die ersten drei sind schon tot. Nummer 4 lebt als High-School-Schüler in den USA und ist jetzt auch auf der Flucht. Ob er wohl ein Alien ist?

Werden wir also auf eine bevorstehende Invasion vorbereitet?

Edit: Ich habe Battle: Los Angeles vergessen, einen klassischen “Marines vs. Alieninvasion” – Film mit Aaron Eckhart und Michelle “The Toughest Woman in Hollywood” Rodriguez.

Und die Krone der ganzen Alien-Schwemme wird bestimmt, haltet euch fest, Cowboys & Aliens mit Daniel Craig und Harrison Ford. Regie: Jon Favreau (Iron Man).

 

Edit: 3min tot, links tot

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Teenage Angst coming to cinemas in Germany

January 21, 2009

teenage-angstLast year I had the opportunity to interview up and coming young german actor Franz Dinda (The Cloud, A Year Ago In Winter) during the international student film festival Sehsuechte in Potsdam. He took home a couple of awards for the film “Teenage Angst”, which at a length of 64 minutes is stuck between the genres. Not really a short but too short for the cinemas. Finally in 2009 somebody decided this coming of age drama about adolescence in an upper-class boarding school was in fact good enough to be screened. The interview is in german and starts after about 15 minutes of the report I made on the Sehsuechte-Festival 2008, which is in itself quite fun, if I may say so.

The Hobnox Evolution2 Hot Picks

September 19, 2008

Hello my dear friends,

my website Hobnox.com has a contest up and running worth $100.000 for projects in music, film and culture.

It’s called the Evolution2, since it’s the second time we’re doing this. This is what the party for the finals of Evolution1 looked like.

I have compiled some great entries to the film category for your convenience. Just surf by and vote for them if you want to support them.

Flying Around The World One crazy guy doing one crazy high-flying Kung-Fu kick all over the world.

Suzuki Tsunami A hommage to the works of Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Power Puff Girls) by a malysian artist.

The Dovepeople A futuristic vision for an ages old myth.

First Impact Looks like Cloverfield but was made in 2004.

Enjoy

Forward – The Viral Video Award

September 4, 2008

There’s a contest for viral videos going on. Enter your videos at viralvideoaward.com. Two awards worth 500 Euros each will be given away during the Interfilm Short Film Festival in Berlin on the 24th of November.

The Rocker Exclusive

July 23, 2008

Check out this funny spoof portrait of Fish Fishman (Rainn Wilson), who is the star of FOX’s latest comedy The Rocker, about a man who used to be the drummer in a successfull hair band of the late eighties called Vesuvius. After they kicked him out for a major deal his life went downhill, all the way to his sister’s attic. Until his nephew asks him to play in his highschool prom band. That assignment jumpstarts a tour de force of Rock’n’Roll mayhem. From what I’ve seen The Rocker looks like a 21st century Spinal Tap or at least a nice take on movies like Almost Famous. And it features my secret crush Emma Stone (Superbad) and Kelly Bundy, err Christina Applegate. Rock’n’Roll will never dead, as zee tschermans say.

Hobnox Evolution2 coming up!

June 11, 2008

Those who attended will surely remember Hobnox’s Evolution Party in Berlin this february. I recommend my post to get you up to date.

Well that Evolution was fun so let’s see what the next Evolution has in store for us: $ 90.000 in prize money will be split up between the winners in the three categories music, film and culture. All you need to do is register at Hobnox.com and upload your media files. The winners of Evolution 1 are Boombaker (music), Missy Magazine (culture) and Philantrop (film).

The second time around I expect even better entries, since we opened the contest for the USA and the rest of the world.

So now you have no excuses left. Get your shit together and become a part of the Hobnox Evolution2!

P.S.: There’s one easy way to win it all: Get everyone you know to vote for you!!!

I might explode

June 9, 2008

This movie sounds pretty darn interesting. A guy works for a hugely profitable company called Jeffers. The company logo (as seen in the picture) looks like a middle finger to me and everyone else, I guess. His two surnames are George and Washington. So we got Jeffers(-on) and George Washington. I bet someone’s called Franklin Benjamin or Adam Quincy. Back to the plot: People around George Washington start to explode. And he might be next.

Visioneers is directed by Jared Drake and stars Zach Galifianakis, Judy Greer, Missi Pyle and the great James LeGros.

Visioneers looks to be a great indie comedy. Quote from the bedroom clip I linked above: “Betty Beaver’s hungry for a log.” Everybody at Jeffers Corp. flick their finger to each other in a kind of company salute. I have nothing bad to say about a movie which features people smiling at each other whilst flicking eachother off. U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!

This is the trailer.